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Abdin E, Subramaniam M, Vaingankar JA, Luo N, Chong SA.
Measuring health-related quality of life among adults in Singapore: population norms for the EQ-5D.
Quality of Life Research. 22(10):2983-91.
Abdul Rashid NA, Lim J, Lam M, Chong SA, Keefe RS, Lee J. Unraveling the relationship between obesity, schizophrenia and cognition. Schizophrenia Research. 151(1-3):107-12.
Andrews W, Wislocki AP, Short F, Chow DL, Minami T. A 5-year evaluation of the human givens therapy using a practice research network. Mental Health Review Journal. 18(3): 165-176.
Differential Diagnosis of Schizophrenia & Co-Morbid Psychiatric Conditions in Schizophrenia and Their Management.
The Singapore Family Physician. 39(1)15-18.
Barron DA, Molosankwe I, Romeo R, Hassiotis A.
Urban adolescents with intellectual disability and challenging behaviour: costs and characteristics during transition to adult services.
Health & Social Care in the Community. 21(3):283-92.
Behari M, Gupta DK, Singh V, Verma KK, Sengupta SN, Sidana R, Singh Bhadoriya M, Goswami M.
Help seeking Behaviour and Pathways to care among patients seeking care at a community mental health clinic and psychiatry outpatient department of a medical college: A study from North Rajasthan. Journal of Mental Health and Human Behaviour. 18(1):24-39.
Beeley C, Sarkar J.
Experiences of staff managing self-harm algorithmically. Journal of Forensic Practice. 15(4):249-258.
Chai SB, Chang WC, Ooi YP, Fung DSS.
Validity of the Children’s Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale in Singaporean Children.
Advances in Mental Health.
Chan LG, Bharat S, Dani DK. Pattern of psychiatric morbidity among theft offenders remanded or referred for psychiatric evaluation and factors associated with reoffence. Singapore Medical Journal.
Charach A, Carson P, Fox S, Ali MU, Beckett J, Lim CG. Interventions for preschool children at high risk for ADHD: a comparative effectiveness review.
Chin, HL. The impact of nurse staffing on quality of patient care in acute care settings: An integrative review paper.
Singapore Nursing Journal.
Chong SA, Vaingankar JA, Abdin E, Subramaniam M. Mental disorders: employment and work productivity in Singapore. Social Psychiatry Psychiatric Epidemiology.
Chong SA, Lysaght T.
Underplayed Ethics and the Dilemmas of Psychiatry. Asian Bioethics Review. 5(3): 173-175.
Treating Medical Professionals and Colleagues: The Duty to Disclose for Public Safety versus Patient Confidentiality. Asian Bioethics Review.
Chong SA, Subramaniam M, Verma S, Chua HC.
Responding to the Challenge of Multimorbidity in People with Serious Mental Illness. Annals Academy of Medicine. 42(10)489-491.
Chong SA, Subramaniam M, Campbell AV.
Time for Training in Psychiatric Ethics. Annals Academy of Medicine. 42(10):538-40.
Chong SA. An Overview of Schizophrenia. The Singapore Family Physician. 39(1):8-9.
Covert Treatment of Violent Patients. Asian Bioethics Review. 5(3): 217-221.
Eng GK, Lam M, Bong YL, Subramaniam M, Bautista D, Rapisarda A, Kraus M, Lee J, Collinson SL, Chong SA, Keefe R. Brief Assessment of Cognition in Schizophrenia: Normative Data in an English-Speaking Ethnic Chinese Sample. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology. 28(8):845-58.
Guerrero A. PS, Fung DS, Suaalii-Sauni T. and Wiguna T. Care for the seafarers: A review of mental health in Austronesia. Asia-Pacific Psychiatry. 5(3):119-40.
Jacob R, Zheng Z, Rayapureddy S, Isaacs RT.
Cryptococcal meningitis presenting as acute psychosis in a HIV positive patient. Asian Journal of Psychiatry. 6(6):624-5.
Jiang J, Sim K, Lee J.
Validated five-factor model of Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale for schizophrenia in Chinese population. Schizophrenia Research. 143(1): 38-43.
Jiang J, See YM, Subramaniam M, Lee J. Investigation
Schizophrenia Patients. PLoS ONE. 15:8 (8): e71343.
Jeon HJ, Peng D, Chua HC, Srisurapanont M, Fava M, Bae JN, Man Chang S, Hong JP.
Melancholic features and hostility are associated with suicidality risk in Asian patients with major depressive disorder.
Journal of Affective Disorders.
Jayaraman H, Yogaratnam J.
Contribution of methotrexate in precipitation of manic episode in bipolar affective disorder explored: a case report.
Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology.
Kathirvel N, Mortimer A.
Causes, diagnosis and treatment of visceral hallucinations.
Progress in Neurology and Psychiatry.
Khanna A, Gupta DK, Kar SK.
An Exploratory Study on Frequency and Pattern of Nicotine Use in Male Schizophrenic Patients in a North Indian Outpatient Setting. Global Research Analysis. 2(5): 181-182.
Koh K GWW, Lee J, Phang S, Goh J. The Mandatory Treatment Order – The Experience In The First Year In Singapore.
ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry. 14(2):103-108.
Kuswanto CN, Sum MY, Sim K. Neurocognitive functioning in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder: clarifying concepts of diagnostic dichotomy vs. continuum.
Frontiers in Psychiatry. 4(162).
Lim SG. Pathological gambling in x-linked dystonia Parkinsonism. Journal of Addiction Medicine.
Disclosing Incidental Findings in Mental Health Research. Asian Bioethics Review. 5(3): 271-273.
Lam M, Eng GK, Rapisarda A, Subramaniam M, Kraus M, Keefe RS, Collinson SL.
Formulation of the age-education index: Measuring age and education effects in neuropsychological performance. Psychological Assessment. 25(1):61-70.
Liu JC, Ang RP, Fung DS.
Something fishy: The issue of omega-3 blinding in psychiatric clinical trials.
Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 47(3):201-205.
Liu J, Numata S, Ikeda M, Watanabe Y, Zheng XB, Luo X, Kinoshita M, Nunokawa A, Someya T, Ohmori T, Bei JX, Chong SA, Lee J, Li Z, Liu J, Iwata N, Shi Y, Li M, Su B.
An Evaluation of Association between a Novel Hippocampal Biology Related SNP (rs7294919) and Schizophrenia.
Lim CS, Baldessarini RJ, Vieta E, Yucel M, Bora E, Sim K.
evidence. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews.
Internet Sex Addiction. Journal of Addiction Medicine. 7(2):145-6.
Low LT, Tan YY, Lim BL, Poon WC, Lee C. Effectiveness of Assertive Community Management in Singapore. Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore. 42(3): 125-132.
I Speak, Therefore I Am.
Singapore Medical Journal. 54(1): 53-54.
Lee J, Seow C, Wong SS, Govindasamy A, Quek E, Phang A, Su A, Chua HC. Annual Review Clinic: A chronic disease management model of care for schizophrenia and delusional disorder in Singapore. Asean Journal of Psychiatry. 14(1).
Lee J, Rekhi G, Mitter N, Bong YL, Kraus MS, Lam M, Rapisarda A, Lee TS, Subramaniam M, Chong SA, Keefe RS. The Longitudinal Youth at Risk Study (LYRIKS) - An Asian UHR perspective. Schizophrenia Research. 151(1-3):279-83.
Lee TS, Goh SJ, Quek SY, Phillips R, Guan C, Cheung YB, Feng L, Teng SS, Wang CC, Chin ZY, Zhang H, Ng TP, Lee J, Keefe R, Krishnan KR. A brain-computer interface based cognitive training system for healthy elderly: a randomized control pilot study for usability and preliminary efficacy.
Manning V, Gomez B, Koh PK, Ng A, Song G, Kandasami, G & Wong KE. Treatment outcome and its predictors among Asian problem drinkers. Drug and Alcohol Review. 32(2):178-86.
Manning V, Teoh HC, Song G, Wong KE & Li TK. Executive functioning in Asian pathological gamblers. International Gambling Studies. 13(3), 403-416.
Miller SD, Hubble MA, Chow DL, Seidel JA. The outcome of psychotherapy: Yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training. 50(1):88-97.
Mitter N, Subramaniam M, Abdin E, Poon LY, Verma S.
Predictors of Suicide in Asian Patients with First Episode Psychosis. Schizophrenia Research. 151(1-3):274-8.
Ng C, Fraser J, Goding M, Chhit S, Erdenebayar L,
, Harman G, Hung SF, Irmansyah, Ito M, Srivastava RK, Lee YM, Lin CY, Ma H, Mongkol A, Than PT, Same W, Singh S, Thikeo M, Vicente B, Paroissien D, Ryan B. Partnerships for community mental health in the Asia-Pacific: principles and best-practice models across different sectors.
delirium tremens. Singapore Medical Journal. 54(8):e152-3.
Nurjono M, Lee J.
Waist Circumference is a Potential Indicator
of Metabolic Syndrome in Singaporean Chinese.
Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore.
Nurjono M, Lee J.
Predictive utility of blood pressure, waist circumference and body mass index (BMI) for metabolic syndrome in patients with schizophrenia in Singapore. Early Intervention in Psychiatry.
Poon LY, Verma S, Chong SA. Outcomes of the Early Psychosis Intervention Programme (EPIP), Singapore. The Singapore Family Physician. 39(1):10-13.
Picco L, Subramaniam M, Abdin E, Vaingankar JA, Zhang Y, Chong SA.
Roles of Religious and Spiritual Advisors Among Adults in Singapore With Mental Illnesses.
Poh CL, Parasuram R, Kannusamy P. Nursing inter-shift handover process in mental health settings: a best practice implementation project. International Journal of Evidence Based Healthcare. 11(1):26-32.
Singapore. The Clinical Neuropsychologist.
Rao S. Management of Relapse in Schizophrenia. The Singapore Family Physician. 39(1):22-25.
Rao S, Pariyasami S, Tay SA, Lim LK, Yuen S, Poon LY, Lee H, Verma S.
Support for Wellness Achievement Programme (SWAP): A Service for Individuals with At-Risk Mental State in Singapore. Annals Academy of Medicine. 42(10):552-555.
To be or not to be: legal and ethical considerations in suicide prevention. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment. 19(4): 295-301.
Mental health assessment of rape offenders.
Indian Journal of Psychiatry.
Disclosing Incidental Findings in Mental Health Research. Asian Bioethics Review. 5(3) : 289-292.
Sureka P, Desai GN, Gupta DK. A study of subsyndromal and syndromal psychiatric morbidity among male patients with alcohol dependence. ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry.
Subramaniam M, Picco L, He V, Vaingankar J, Abdin E, Verma
S, Rekhi G, Yap M, Lee J, Chong SA.
Body mass index and risk of mental disorders in the general population:
Results from the Singapore Mental Health Study.
Journal of Psychosomatic Research.
Subramaniam M, Abdin E, Vaingankar JA, Nan L, Heng D, McCrone P, Chong SA.
Impact of psychiatric disorders and chronic physical conditions on health-related quality of life: Singapore Mental Health Study. Journal of Affective Disorders. 147(1-3): 325-330.
Subramaniam M, Abdin E, Vaingankar JA, Chong SA. Prevalence, correlates, comorbidity and severity of bipolar disorder: Results from the Singapore Mental Health Study. Journal of Affective Disorders.
Quality of life in obsessive-compulsive disorder: impact of the disorder and of treatment.
Subramaniam M, Abdin E, Vaingankar JA, Chong SA. Gender differences in disability in a multiethnic Asian population: the Singapore Mental Health Study. Comprehensive Psychiatry. 54(4):381-7.
Subramaniam M, Vaingankar JA, Abdin E, Chong SA. Psychiatric morbidity in pain conditions: results from the Singapore Mental Health Study.
Pain Research & Management.
Subramaniam M, He VY, Vaingankar JA, Abdin E, Chong SA. Prevalence of and factors related to the use of antidepressants and benzodiazepines: results from the Singapore Mental Health Study. BMC Psychiatry.
Ooi YP, Law GC, Goh TJ, Weng SJ, Sriram B. Features of autism in a Singaporean child with Down syndrome. Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore. 42(5):251-2.
Involuntary Treatment and Forcibly Restraining Patients.
Asian Bioethics Review. 5(3): 235-237.
Tan Jacinta OA, Karim SA, Lee HY, Goh YL, Lee EL. Cultural and Ethical Issues in the Treatment of Eating Disorders in Singapore. Asian Bioethics Review. 5(1):40-55.
Tan BL, King R. The
on functional outcomes among people with schizophrenia: A randomised controlled study. The Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 47(11):1068-80.
Tay YH, Nurjono M, Lee J.
Increased Framingham 10-year CVD Risk in Chinese Patients with Schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research.
Thiagayson P, Krishnaswamy G, Lim ML, Sung SC, Haley CL, Fung DS, Allen JC Jr, Chen H.
General Hospital Psychiatry. 35(2): 112-6.
Vaingankar JA, Rekhi G, Subramaniam M, Abdin E, Chong SA. Age of onset of life-time mental disorders and treatment contact. Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology. 48(5): 835-43.
Perceived unmet needs of informal caregivers of people with dementia in Singapore. International Psychogeriatrics/IPA. 25(10):1605-19.
Vaingankar JA, Subramaniam M, Abdin E, Picco L, Phua A, Chua BY, Chong SA. Socio-demographic Correlates of Positive Mental Health and Differences by Depression and Anxiety in an Asian Community Sample. Annals Academy of Medicine.
Verma S. Treating Minors and the Duty to Disclose Information to Parents.
Asian Bioethics Review. 5(3): 269-270.
Xiang YT, Ungvari GS, Wang CY, Si TM, Lee EH, Chiu HF, Lai KY, He YL, Yang SY, Chong MY, Tan CH, Kua EH, Fujii S, Sim K, Yong MK, Trivedi JK, Chung EK, Udomratn P, Chee KY, Sartorius N, Shinfuku N. Adjunctive antidepressant prescriptions for hospitalized patients with schizophrenia in Asia (2001-2009). Asia Pacific Psychiatry.
Xiang YT, Buchanan RW, Ungvari GS, Chiu HF, Lai KY, Li YH, Si TM, Wang CY, Lee EH, He YL, Yang SY, Chong MY, Kua EH, Fujii S, Sim K, Yong MK, Trivedi JK, Chung EK, Udomratn P, Chee KY, Sartorius N, Tan CH, Shinfuku N. Use of clozapine in older Asian patients with schizophrenia between 2001 and 2009. PLoS One.
Xie HT, Li ZQ.
An evaluative study of the WOW program on patients' satisfaction in acute psychiatric units. International Journal of Caring Sciences.
Recovery in Mental Illnesses: A Concept Analysis. International Journal of Caring Sciences.
Nursing Consumers with Mental Illnesses towards Recovery using the Strengths-based Approach.
International Journal of Nursing and Healthcare. 1(1):75-79.
Xie HT. Strengths-based Approach for Mental Health Recovery. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. 7(2): 5-10.
Yaakub SN, Dorairaj K, Poh JS, Asplund CL, Krishnan R, Lee J, Keefe RS, Adcock RA, Wood SJ, Chee MW.
Preserved Working Memory and Altered Brain Activation in Persons at Risk for Psychosis. The American Journal of Psychiatry. 1;170(11):1297-307.
Yip VT, Ang RP, Ooi YP, Fung DSS, Mehrotra K, Sung M, Lim CG.
The Association between Attention Problems and Internalizing and Externalizing: The Mediating Role of Peer Problems.
Child & Youth Care Forum. 42(6):571-584.
Yogaratnam J, Biswas N, Vadivel R, Jacob R. Metabolic Complications of Schizophrenia and Antipsychotic Medications - An Updated Review. East Asian Arch Psychiatry.
Clinical Psychopharmacology and Neuroscience. 11(1):39-42.
Yogaratnam J, Jacob R. Thyrotoxicosis presenting with Capgras delusion. German Journal of Psychiatry. 16(3):119-121.
Yap QJ, Teh I, Fusar-Poli P, Sum MY, Kuswanto C, Sim K. Tracking cerebral white matter changes across the lifespan: insights from diffusion tensor imaging studies. Journal of Neural Transmission
Zheng X, Bei JX, Xu H, Lee J, Chong SA, Sim K, Liany H, Shyong TE, Liu T, Foo JN, Irwan ID, Teo YY, Liu J. The association between rare large duplication of 16p11.2 and schizophrenia in the Singaporean Chinese population. Schizophrenia Research.
Zheng S, Poon LY, Verma S. Rate and predictors of service disengagement among patients with first-episode psychosis. Psychiatric Services.
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